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Land Rover Recalls More Than 111,000 SUVs Due to a Potential Fuel Leak

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Land Rover is recalling more than 111,000 Land Rover Range Rover Sport SUVs from the 2010 through 2013 models years. In addition to Land Rover LR4 SUVs from the 2010 through 2016 model years. This is because their fuel tanks may, in fact, crack. Moreover, it could possibly result in a fuel leak. Therefore, the vehicles involving in the recall are equipping with either the 3.0-liter V6 or 5.0-liter V8 gasoline engines.

Customers may notice a fuel order, according to the automaker, see an amber warning light in the instrument cluster. Therefore, may notice fuel on the ground. Therefore, there are some instances that there is the likelihood that the vehicle static could be an ignition source for leaking fuel, leading to a fire.

Land Rover Fuel Outlet Flange

The Land Rover technicians did find that the fuel outlet flange on the fuel tank had, in fact, did crack. Moreover, the carmaker did say that the owners who have already paying to have this defect repairing will be covering by the carmaker reimbursement plan.

Land Rover says that the Land Rover reimbursement plan will cover owners who have already paid to have this defect repaired.

Recall Details

Vehicles recalled: 

Roughly 111,000 vehicles, including 2010-2013 Range Rover Sport SUVs (56,121 vehicles) and 2010-2016 Land Rover LR4 SUVs (55,555 vehicles).

The problem: 

Moreover, the fuel outlet flange that is mounting on the fuel tank may in fact, crack. Moreover, this could result in fuel leaking from the tank.

The fix: 

The dealers will actually replace the fuel outlet flange with one of a revised design, free of charge.

How to contact the manufacturer: 

In fact, the carmaker will notify owners by mail, with letters expected to be sent on Oct. 8, 2021. Then the owners may contact carmaker customer service at (800) 637-6837. Land Rover’s number for this recall is N623.

NHTSA campaign number: 

21V635.

Check to see whether your vehicle has an open recall: 

NHTSA’s website is really the best place to learn whether your vehicle has any open recalls which need to be addressing. However, since this recall has yet to be adding to NHTSA’s website, it will not appear when you plug in your car’s 17-digit vehicle identification number (VIN).

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